Bainbridge Island and Kitsap Peninsula Tour
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Includes free admission to top local attractions
- Led by a local guide
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Make your own way to Bainbridge on an easy and inexpensive ferry ride from Seattle (it is recommended you catch the 9:35am ferry from Seattle to make the 10:10am tour start time). After the 30-minute ferry ride across Puget Sound (an experience itself!), meet your local guide at the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.
Enjoy scenic vistas in every direction from the moment you depart Seattle until the moment you return. From the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal, travel by luxury minibus to the Kitsap Peninsula via the Agate Pass Bridge. Your first stop on the Kitsap Peninsula is the sleepy town of Suquamish – once home to Chief Seattle and now home to the Suquamish Tribe. Visit Chief Seattle’s grave and the Suquamish Museum to learn about the history of the tribe.
From Suquamish, hug Liberty Bay all the way to your next stop, Poulsbo, a quaint village founded by Norwegian fishers and farmers. The extended stop here is a great time to do some shopping, grab lunch (own expense) or explore.
Your final stop is the New England-inspired village of Port Gamble on the northern part of the peninsula. Here you can visit the Shell Museum or the Port Gamble Historic Museum, or enjoy some free time.
The return ferry to Seattle is free; spend the rest of your day as you wish! Take the ferry straight back to spend your evening in Seattle; visit the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort; or even spend the night at a bed and breakfast on the island – the choice is yours.
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10:10am (depart Seattle on 9:35am ferry)
Not available January - March
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Bainbridge Island Ferry
- Transportation around Bainbridge Island
- Knowledgeable local guide
- Entrance to museums
- Bottled water
- Ferry ticket to Bainbridge Island ($3.75-$7.50; the return ferry ride is free)
- Gratuities (optional)
- It is your responsibility to meet the tour guide in Bainbridge Island
- Ferry tickets can be purchased at pier in Seattle or in advance online. Please arrive early to assure boarding
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately - comfortable shoes and warm clothing
Reviewed by: Eva D, September 2014
This was a nice change of pace! Small group with local person really into providing information and answering questions. Would recommend this to anyone who enjoys history and scenic off the main highway type traveling.
Reviewed by: John S, August 2013
I caught an early ferry from Seattle so I could walk around Brainbridge before the tour started and walked the waterfront trail which was a very pleasant stroll through the backgrounds of the quaint little village. I would highly recommend doing that either before or after the tour. The tour was very enjoyable; lots of history about the island and the Kitsap Peninsula. We visited the Squamish Museum and learned how the locals are dealing with today’s environment. Jean Boyle, the tour guide, was a wealth of knowledge about the area and the inhabitants both past and present. We enjoyed a leisurely lunch on our own in Poulbos a beautiful Norwegian style village with many boutique type shops to visit. Our afternoon wound down with a walk around Port Orchard, a Company owned Lumber town from the late 1800s. A quaint village with beautifully restored New England style homes. Bottom line it was a day well spent and well worth the cost of the trip.